Role of Sovereign Wealth Funds changing due to COVID-19 pandemic
With economies suffering unprecedented slumps due to COVID-19, SWFs are tools of reconstruction, with many investing domestically to deliver large-scale infrastructure projects, domestic regeneration, and encourage development of particular sectors.
North America goes on an Australian business buying and merging spree
North American buyers invest twice as much in the first half of 2021 in Australia as they did for all of 2020, offsetting the loss of Chinese investment
The impacts of China’s COVID lockdowns on Australian agriculture
Strict lockdowns in China – as the country tries to eradicate the spread of COVID – are not only affecting its citizens, but also having flow-on impacts on trading partners, like Australia. There are four impacts of the lockdowns that are set to have ramifications for agribusiness – disruptions to freight logistics, Chinese corn plantings, dairy demand and hog pricing.
The acclaimed China International Import Expo readies for its fifth edition
The fifth China International Import Expo will take place from November 5-10 this year. Buoyed by its opening-up policy, continuous optimization of the business environment and strong economic resilience, China will remain a hot investment destination in the years to come, said global experts at the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2022 in Davos, Switzerland.
Gold Coast innovation hubs blast off
Gold Coast innovative high-tech start-ups making everything from rockets to artificial hearts are firing up to launch an 80,000 strong Queensland job bonanza over the next decade.
Paradigm reports 65% pain reduction in OA patients treated under the US FDA expanded...
Paradigm submitted an Expanded Access Investigational new drug application (IND) for pentosan polysulfate sodium (PPS) for the treatment of approximately 10 patients with pain associated with knee osteoarthritis (KOA) with concurrent bone marrow lesions where patients have failed to respond to current standard of care.
Expert reveals solutions for the logistics sector to minimise its environmental impact
By certifying to ISO 14001, a business of any size can develop and implement policies to deliver environmentally responsible and sustainable business practices that meet international benchmarks.
12 million Aussies concerned about their financial wellbeing because of COVID-19 – Australian researchers
Approximately 30% of Australian households have less than one month of income worth of savings and one in eight Australians would not be able to raise $2,000 within one week in an emergency.
Corporate FX strategies will be tested in the year 2023, Convera study finds
Corporate foreign exchange strategies will be tested to new levels in 2023, due to continued pressure from rising interest rates, geopolitical tensions, and a worsening energy crisis, according to the new ‘Are You Ready for 2023?’ Report published recently by Convera.
Britons living in Australia warned of having to downsize retirement plans
Britons living in Australia should consider whether a pension transfer is right for them sooner, before interest rate hikes slam an enhanced window of opportunity shut. This is a warning from deVere Group, an independent financial advisory, asset management and fintech that has more than 80,000 expat clients and $17bn under advice globally.